Uniformed police, or what are being called resource officers, are already on duty patrolling hallways and school grounds at some school districts around the state.
Now Las Vegas schools are looking to make their grounds safer, using grants that would pay for the beefed-up security.
Police Chief Gary Gold, who is also the vice president of the West Las Vegas school board, said at a recent meeting that Officer Shawn Montoya is the department's new grant writer and has been working to get the resources that would bring uniformed officers into the high schools.
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